On February 28, 2017, the Vanier Institute and the CHRC host a roundtable on workplace diversity and human rights.
Relationships of care and support help oil sands workers to manage their multiple responsibilities at a distance.
Our new timeline explores the trends and social, economic and cultural contexts that have shaped fatherhood in Canada over the past half century.
In moving away from the “traditional” breadwinning father figure to embrace caring roles, modern dads are reshaping the work-family relationship.
Working family members are multi-taskers, managing a variety of responsibilities at home, at work and in their communities. While family members demonstrate a great deal of adaptability in managing multiple roles, they benefit from […]
While mothers in Canada have always played a central role in family life, there’s no question that the social, economic, cultural and environmental contexts that shape – and are shaped by – motherhood have evolved […]
When a new baby joins the family, family members often shift their focus from their multiple responsibilities to care for their children. Those first few days, weeks and months are a special time for […]
Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission
The following was delivered by Marie-Claude Landry, Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission, at the Canadian Work–Life Leadership Circle Round Table on February 26, 2016. Hosted […]
Alla Skomorovsky, Ph.D.
The demands of military life can be particularly stressful for military families due to deployments, relocations, foreign residency, periodic family separations, risk of injury or death of the military member, and long and […]